Submitted in response to written requests from the Inquiry, usually providing lists of questions to be answered. In most cases these formed the basis of questioning in public sessions, but in some cases they were read into the record (or taken as read) and the witness did not appear in person.
Given by witnesses invited by the Inquiry, normally after they have made written statements. These sessions could be viewed live online and sometimes on television news services, and the video recordings are part of the archive. The statements were usually released to the public after the public sessions.
Member of Parliament from 1992 to 2015, holding major ministerial positions including (from 2001 to 2007) as Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport. Designated a Core Participant Victim at the Inquiry, she gave extensive evidence, based on her experience both as Secretary of State responsible for media and as a victim of phone-hacking. In her evidence, she accused the press of "total invasion" of her privacy. Jowell accepted £200,000 in damages from the News of the World (£100,000 of which went to a charity), after the police informed her that her phone had been comprehensively hacked. Raised to the peerage in the 2015 Dissolution Honours, Baroness Jowell died from cancer in May 2018.
Draft Policy Whitepaper Relating to Media Ownership - Future Regulation.
Letter from Dr Kim Howells MP Relating to Cross-Media Ownership and Foreign Ownership Rules.
Details of a Meeting with Lord Puttnam, 26 June 2003.
Email Correspondence Regarding Puttnam Letter dated 30 June 2003.
Email Correspondence Regarding 3 Ownership Issues dated 30 June 2003.
Documents, Article and Radio Transcript Relating to The Communications Bill.
House of Lords Debate on Plurality Amendments and Foreign Ownership.
Letter to Legislative Programme Committee Regarding the Handling of Plurality at Lords Report.
Letter to Legislative Programme Committee Regarding Government Amendments for Lords Third Reading and on Commencement of Parts of the Bill.
Pluarlity Duty - Pros and Cons.
Communications Bill: Nominated News Provider Provisions.
DTI News Release - Government Responds to Joint Committee on Draft Communications Bill.
Consulation on Media Ownership - Meeting Industry Leaders.
Minute Covering the Context and Proposals of Consulation Document on Media Ownership.
Briefing for the Announcement of our Consulation on Media Ownership.
New Proposals on Media Ownership.
Correspondence Relating to Sky Memo on Media Ownership Rules.
Summary of the Consulation Responses on Media Ownership.
Formal Notes of Decisions on Broadcasting by the Secretary of State.
Government Response to the Second Report from the Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee, Commons Session 2000-2001.
Meeting with News International, 4pm, Wednesday 23 January.
Responses to the Communications White Paper. Executive Summary, March 2001.
Pre-meeting Notes on Media Ownership Decisions.
Notes on Foreign Ownership of UK Radio Licences.